Duke is partnering with CrowdStrike to protect Duke-owned and personal computers from viruses and malware. Two versions of the software are available from the Duke OIT Software site:
- CrowdStrike Falcon Enterprise for installation on all Duke-owned computers only.
- CrowdStrike Falcon Prevent for Home Use for installation on home computers (Windows only).
Research shows that home office networks are 3.5 times more likely than corporate networks to be infected by malware.
The CrowdStrike Falcon Prevent for Home Use software is designed to be used alongside traditional anti-virus software. To this end, the Duke IT Security Office currently recommends using one of many popular free options such as: